Doctor of Philosophy (Applied Science) - 232AA
|Location:||UC - Canberra, Bruce|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Discipline(s):||Academic Program Area - Science|
|English Language Requirements:||Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0|
The program is designed to provide an opportunity for high calibre graduates to undertake scholarly postgraduate research in a field of study taken from one of the following areas of expertise within the Division - cultural heritage sciences, human and biomedical science, resource and environmental science, dependent on the availability of supervisors.
- Students must consult with their supervisors for course advice at the commencement of, and during, their studies.
Applicants shall have a degree of bachelor with first or upper second class honours awarded by an Australian university or other recognised higher education institution, and provide evidence of research training and aptitude for research.
Additional Admission Requirements
It is strongly recommended that all potential candidates contact the course convener prior to submission of an application, as a research proposal (3-5 pages) is required with the application.
No knowledge is assumed for this course.
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
- Doctor of Philosophy (Applied Science) (72 credit points)
- Thesis - Must pass 72 credit points as follows
- Candidates are also required to complete a Research Education Program to acquire the generic skills and attributes identified as appropriate for graduates of postgraduate research programs at UC.
|Doctor of Philosophy||PhD|
Unit Delivery ModesDelivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.
Information for Fee Paying Students
The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course based on a full time load. Domestic students should note that you are provided for under the Australian Government's Research Training Program (RTP) funding model, which provides a fee offset for your fees for the standard duration of your course. Once your RTP entitlement is consumed, you will be charged the fee rate for the current year, noting that fees are indexed annually. Further information on fees for higher degree by research students can be found here.
This course is currently closed to new admissions. Please refer to the new Doctor of Philosophy courses 254HC and 254LC.
|Course Objectives||Graduate Qualities|
|Conceive, design and carry to completion a piece of original research which, in the opinion of three independent assessors of recognised standing, adds substantially to existing knowledge and understanding of the field of study;||.|
|Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the scientific literature in their field of study and be aware of current or potential areas of contention likely to form the focus of future research in their field;||.|
|Develop the skills necessary for communicating the results of their work effectively to other professionals in their field of study;||.|
|Demonstrate a high degree of scholarship.||.|
6 semesters full-time or equivalent part-time.
- 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
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